How to Register with CySEC as a Crypto Asset Service Provider (“CASP”)

How to Register with CySEC as a Crypto Asset Service Provider (“CASP”)

On 25 June 2021, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (the “CySEC”) released its directive on the CASP register (the “CASP Directive”), which forms subsidiary legislation issued under section 61E of the Cypriot Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering Law 2007.Furthermore, on 13 September 2021, CySEC issued a Policy Statement on the Registration and Operations…

Register of Ultimate Beneficial Owners in Cyprus

Register of Ultimate Beneficial Owners in Cyprus – what you should know

What is the Ultimate Beneficial Owner register? The Ultimate Beneficial Owner (“UBO”) register is a national database containing information regarding UBOs. The implementation of the UBO register is a requirement under the 4th AML Directive (Directive 2015/849). Cyprus implemented the UBO register by designating the Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver (the “Registrar”)…